Ricky Nelson had it right. You certainly can't please everyone, and it's foolish to try. If we editors had to please everyone every time we write something, nothing would ever be published. Someone somewhere will find fault, perhaps deeming it factually or politically incorrect or personally offensive.
I was reminded of this when last week's "Tube Talk" e-newsletter elicited responses to an item about a recent report on NBC's Nightly News about rising labor costs in China that could bring jobs back to the U.S. (more...)